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Cygnal inks deal with Polycables

January 1, 2000

Oshawa, Ontario-based Cygnal Technologies Corporation has acquired Polycbles National Inc. (Polycables) of Montreal, PQ, a provider of structured cabling, installation and project management to busin…

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Carrier contracts drive VoIP equipment market

January 1, 2000

Anxious service providers are currently building voice-over-IP (VoIP) networks and creating a tremendous opportunity for those involved in that industry, according to a new report from Allied Business…

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Program helps prepare for gigabit-over-copper

January 1, 2000

3Com Corporation, Santa Clara, CA, and Mohawk/CDT, Leominster, MA, have announced a worldwide 1000BASE-T validation program designed to help medium- to large-sized businesses prepare for the implement…

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Microtest Launches Cabling Seminar

January 1, 2000

Microtest, Inc. of Phoenix, AZ, has launched a new seminar series which addresses the field of advanced cable testing, evolving standards and both copper and optical fiber cable certification.The “Adv…

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Companies to benefit from R&D fund

January 1, 2000

A variety of Canadian companies will benefit from a $2.5 million wireless R&D initiative currently being rolled out across the country.In partnership with CANARIE, Canada’s not-for-profit Internet dev…

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Copper, Fiber and the Year 2000

January 1, 2000

The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) TR-42 engineering committee and associated subcommittees met in Reno, Nevada last November. A number of major objectives were reached during this impo…

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Maintenance & Testing: Uncovering the Plot

January 1, 2000

Every cable has a tale to tell. By extracting information from certification plots and preserving the measured data, you will get the whole story.Industry standards for physical layer signaling are co…

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Engineering & Technology: Through the Consultant’s Eyes

January 1, 2000

Consultants in the field of technology services encounter a broad range of client expectations and perspectives regarding what role a consultant should play in their project. Some clients want to know…

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No Strings Attached

January 1, 2000

At a Royal Bank of Canada office in Toronto that helps commercialize Canadian research and development, staff who work with startup companies are constantly on the move. People switch “on a fairly dyn…